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Around Town — 3-1-13

Spirit Life Church of God, 1424 Wilma Sigmon Rd. in Lincolnton will host a revival with Rev. Roy Tucker at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Pastor Gary Smith at (704) 735-1027.

Theatre Guild show
The Lincoln Theatre Guild will hold their second performance of Cotton Patch Gospel at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Buy tickets at the venue or online at lincolntheatreguild.com. Additional performances will be March 8-10.

Medicine drop
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office will hold a special unwanted medicine drop 9-11 a.m. in the lobby of their headquarters at 700 John Howell Memorial Dr. in Lincolnton. Items that will be accepted include over-the-counter, liquid and prescription medications, vitamins, syringes and ointments, among others. No aerosol cans will be accepted. For questions, call the Sheriff’s Office at (704) 732-9050. Individuals may remain anonymous when dropping off items. Additional drop off sites during regular business hours include the Charlie District Office on N.C. 16 in Denver and the Adam District Office on N.C. 27 West in Lincolnton.

Computer Users Group
The Computer Users Group of Lincolnton will meet 10 a.m. to noon in the multi-room of the Lincoln County Senior Services facility, 514 S. Academy St. at the Gaston College-Lincoln campus. The meeting location has been changed just for this month.

Church fundraiser
Westside House of Prayer will host a fundraiser starting 10 a.m. at the Howards Creek Community Building, 494 Howards Creek Sch. Rd. in Lincolnton, with spaghetti, chili, chicken tenders and more. Dine-in or carry-out options will be available. For more information, call (704) 732-4493 or (704) 678-9636 or email maryrrandall1990@gmail.com.

Church breakfast
Bethel Baptist Church, 200 Bethel Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a breakfast buffet 7-10 a.m. For more information, call (980) 241-0982.

Church yard sale
Boger City UMC, 2320 E. Main St. in Lincolnton, will host an indoor yard sale 8-11 a.m.

Basketball benefit
Without Walls Freedom Center, 118 Colonial Village Dr. in Lincolnton, will host One Accord Basketball Benefit 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Lincoln Charter School. For more information or to participate, call (704) 308-8015 or (704) 740-7415.

Food giveaway
Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 2639 E. N.C. 150 in Lincolnton, will host their “Bread of Life” food distribution 9-11 a.m. to qualified Lincoln County residents. For more information, call (704) 732-0251.

Soup for the Soul
Greater Works Full Gospel Ministries, 2543 A. East Main St. in Lincolnton, will host Soup for the Soul 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with free homemade soups. Individuals who need a ride to the event can call (704) 240-9498.

Church concert
Grace Baptist Church, 495 Horseshoe Lake Rd. in Lincolnton, will host musical entertainment by Ken Turner & Valor III at 7 p.m.

Theatre Guild show
The Lincoln Theatre Guild will hold their second performance of Cotton Patch Gospel at the Lincoln Cultural Center.

Theatre Guild show
The Lincoln Theatre Guild will hold a special senior citizens showing of Cotton Patch Gospel at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Tickets for this show are available free at the the Lincoln County Senior Center, S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton.

Family Healing Service
Without Walls Freedom Center, 118 Colonial Village Dr. in Lincolnton will hold a Family Healing Service at 4 p.m. For more information, call (704) 240-4411.

County meeting
Lincoln County Board of Commissioners will meet 6:30 p.m. at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton.

Gospel Way Baptist Church, 3904 N.C. 274 South in Cherryville, will host a revival 7 p.m. nightly through March 7 with speaker Bro. David Jones and special singers. For more information, call (704) 445-8420 or visit gospelwayonline.org.

Widowed Group
Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will hold a “Night Out” 5:30 p.m. at Jackson’s Cafeteria in Gastonia. For more information, call Shirley Barlow at (704) 865-5663.

Board of Health
Lincoln County Board of Health will meet 7 p.m. in the Conference Room of the Health Department, 151 Sigmon Rd. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 735-3001.

Lions Club
The Lincolnton Lions Club will meet 7 p.m. in the Elm Classroom of CMC-Lincoln’s Medical Plaza, 411 McAlister Rd. in Lincolnton, followed by a Board of Directors meeting. Members and guests planning to eat in the hospital cafeteria should arrive 30 minutes beforehand.
Guest speakers will be District 31A Governor-Elect Will Hicks and Vice District Governor II-Elect Debbie Hicks, from the Etowah Lions Club. For more information, call (704) 735-8154.

Last Man’s Club
The Last Man’s Club will meet 11 a.m. at the Lincoln House restaurant in Lincolnton.

Tool for Caregivers
The Lincoln County Cooperative Extension will host a six-week long educational program called “Powerful Tools for Caregivers” starting 1-2:30 p.m. today at the James. W. Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton. The program will be each Wednesday through April 10. To register or for more information, call Becky Putnam at Lincoln County Senior Services at (704) 736-8410.

School play
North Lincoln High School will present Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma 7:30 p.m. nightly through March 9 and 3 p.m. March 10. Tickets can be purchased at the door, 2737 Lee Lawing Rd. in Lincolnton, or by calling (704) 736-1969 ext. 61725.

Chicken pie sale
Now through March 8, individuals may order homemade chicken pies through Webbs Chapel UMC. To order, call Gaynell Beacham at (704) 201-4910 or Crystal Sherrill at (980) 522-6886. All proceeds will benefit Relay for Life.

Registration is now open for contestants interested in participating in The Miss Gastonia Scholarship Association’s Outstanding Little Miss Cleveland County-Lincoln County Pageant March 16 at the Cleveland County Office Building Auditorium, 130 South Post Rd. in Shelby. Girls from Cleveland, Lincoln, Gaston and surrounding counties are eligible to enter. The competition for contestants ages 0-6 will be 11:30 a.m.; the competition for contestants ages 7-19 will be 2 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the Miss Gastonia scholarship fund. For more information and to receive an application, call (704) 827-7277 or visit missgastoniapageant.com.

Coalition fundraiser
Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse & Child Advocacy Center will host their annual fundraiser “The Price is Right for Fighting Child Abuse” 7 p.m. March 23 at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton. Pre-show entertainment will start at 6 p.m. For more information, visit cac-lincolncounty.org. Tickets may be purchased at the door or by calling (704) 736-1155. Businesses who would like to be a sponsor or donate a prize for the event can call and ask for Sue or Debbie.

LCCF grant
The Lincoln County Community Foundation is currently accepting applications from eligible organizations (i.e. nonprofit organizations, congregations, governmental and educational insititutions) for their 2013 Grants Program. Deadline to submit applications is noon March 29. For more information, contact Karen Coppadge at (704) 973-4559 or at kcoppadge

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